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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part C

Influence of silambam practices and yogic practices on speed and flexibility among U-17 female sprinters


Author(s): Dr. Selvam M, Dr. Ganesh Babu T

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to find out the Influence of silambam practices and yogic practices on speed and flexibility among u-17 female sprinters. In order to achieve the purpose of the study forty five female district level sprinters (100M, 200M, 400M, 4×100M, 4×400M, 100M Hurdles and 400M Hurdles), were randomly selected from Ramanathapuram city higher secondary schools and they were equally divided in to three groups of fifteen each as experimental group-I, experimental group-II and control group. The experimental groups and control group undergone normal routine athletic practices and in addition the experimental group-I underwent silambam practices and experimental group-II underwent yogic practices for one hour in the morning sessions. The control group was not given any special training. The period of training was eight weeks in a schedule of weekly three days for alternate days. The data were collected on the selected dependent variables before and after the training period. The collected the data were statistically analyzed by using Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) and Scheffe’s post hoc test. To test the significance .05 level of confidence was fixed. Based on the results the study it was concluded that the silambam practices and yogic practices were significantly improved the speed and flexibility among district level sprinters.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Selvam M, Dr. Ganesh Babu T. Influence of silambam practices and yogic practices on speed and flexibility among U-17 female sprinters. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(2): 136-139.
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